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RE: Rita update

So glad to hear from you Noreen and Pam too! I'm sure you'll get some rain
eventually Pam. It's supposed to hang around til Monday raining on
everything, or I heard that on the WC anyway. 

Noreen, sorry to hear about dh's nose. That had to HURT! But, glad that you
are all OK. Keep us posted.

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC

> [Original Message]
> From: <TeichFlora@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 9/24/2005 10:27:21 AM
> Subject: [CHAT] Rita update
> Hi all, we're fine.  VERY VERY VERY windy, even now, and raining  on and
>  Can't even go outside, too dangerous.  Dh did  venture out earlier at
> light to check things out a bit between  rains.....some roof damage, lots
> limbs down,  large pots tipped over,  but other than that we're fine.
> out, dh got hit by a branch, got  a bloody nose, other than that we're
> Heard about lots of trees down  in our area.  Most of our area has no
power, but 
> we're fine  here.  Funny too, because any time it storms we lose power
> cable, and  now through this, we have both so far. Keeps popping on and
off, but 
> so  far back on.  Dh is making coffee, it's cold.  I always  thought that
> hurricane was hot.  That is why they said no lightening,  since there is
no clash 
> between hot and cold, BUT it's a cold wind, so perhaps  it's whipping so
> that it feels cold, you know like a fan does?   Anyway, we still have
> ominous dark clouds above us and extremely  windy.  So not totally out of
> woods yet.  Tornado watch too.   Oh, they just said we currently have 
> sustained winds of 35 mph with gusts to 55  mph.  Gee, during the night
they said we 
> got gusts of 75, I slept  through it all, took two Tylenol PM's had such
> weather migraine, was a killer,  so had to do something.  Guess that's
good that I 
> slept through it.
> Anyway, wanted to touch base while we still had power....and thank you
> for the prayers and positive thoughts.....animals all fine, a bit shook
up, but 
>  fine.  
> Hugs,
> Noreen
> zone 9
> wind blown Tx. Gulf Coast
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